MALICK SIDIBE (1935-2016)


1935 Born, Soloba, Mali (then French Sudan)
1952 Graduates from National School of Arts in Bamako
1950s Assistant to Gérard Guillat, a French photographer living in Mali
1962 Opens Studio Malick, photographs sporting events
1970s Shifts to studio portraiture and repairing cameras
1995 First solo exhibition outside the country at the Cartier Foundation, Paris
2007 Receives Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, Venice Biennale
2008 Bestowed with ICP Infinity Award for Master Photographer
2016 Dies in Bamako, Mali